Renegade Airship

Renegade Airship

Arrrr, it’s the pirate’s life for me! When one is in the mood to be dastardly, not just any ship will do. The Renegade is just that: a lone wolf gone off to seek fortune and adventure where it might be found.   When shaken, the ship disappears into the clouds.   Mixed media sculpture, … Continue reading

Earthbound

Earthbound

Sometimes you hear a familiar word which strikes you in an unfamiliar way. Today’s word is “Earthbound.” We are bound to the earth by gravity, by necessity, by our history as humans. So far, somewhere between 500 and 600 individual people from nearly 40 countries have escaped the earth for a small period of time. … Continue reading

Gear Up

Gear Up

But … what does it do? A simple machine, or a curious invention, with interlocking gears as the focal point. This tiny sculpture features an assortment of hardware including gears, propellers, chain, coils and assorted devices, bathed in a glittering shower of coppery metallic dust when the globe is shaken.  Is it finished, or a … Continue reading

I Climb the Walrus (Koo Koo Ka Choo)

I Climb the Walrus (Koo Koo Ka Choo)

Don’t ask me to explain it, if you haven’t heard of “Alternative Lyric Syndrome” … well, that’s because I just made it up. You hear a song you’ve heard before and Ba-Zing, you hear it differently this time. Which is why my tired brain suggested that John was really saying “I climb the walrus.”  This … Continue reading

Partly Cloudy, Chance of Ants

Partly Cloudy, Chance of Ants

Atypical Ant-eater with friends. “We know that there are many animals on this continent not found in the Old World. These must have been carried from here to the ark, and then brought back afterwards. Were the peccary, armadillo, ant-eater, sloth, agouti, vampire-bat, marmoset, howling and prehensile-tailed monkey, the raccoon and muskrat carried by the … Continue reading

Shore Enough

Shore Enough

As with so many pieces of art, this little tableau set out in its own determined direction, far removed from my original intent. I was working on sculpting tiny crows, and happened to flip one over so the tail went slightly UP, instead of the crow-like slightly DOWN. And it gave the impression of a … Continue reading